Geography Teacher (Fixed term for two terms)

Poole High School, Poole, Dorset

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490, per year

Job summary

We are delighted to be recruiting for a teacher of Geography to join our high-performing, forward thinking and cohesive department on a fixed contract for two terms.

We teach a rigorous academic curriculum with a clear focus on supporting all students achieve positive outcomes. You will work with the Head of Geography, and the wider Humanities team to continually drive attainment and standards across the department.

We seek a teacher who has the following qualities:
Experience of teaching GCSE and A level
An excellent classroom practitioner
A supportive member of the team
Excellent subject knowledge
Well organised and motivated to support students of all abilities and needs

We welcome committed, dynamic and creative applicants with a passion for Geography and the improvement of student attainment. NQT's are very welcome to apply.

Employee benefits

What we offer
Students who are well motivated and co-operative
Well managed behaviour systems
Same-day detentions for poor behaviour and poor attitudes toward learning – leaving you free to teach high quality lessons.
A school feedback policy that focuses around whole-class feedback helping to limit onerous marking.
No formally graded lesson observations and an emphasis on ‘coaching’
Collaborative planning with shared units of work and resources
A centrally managed set of extensive ICT facilities running
Windows 10 on the latest hardware and all the expected software. Easy requests for any specialist software to be installed.

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1879 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Poole High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email k.brooks@poolehigh.poole.sch.uk

About Poole High School

Poole High School is an 11-19 comprehensive school serving families throughout the historic town of Poole. As the largest school in this selective catchment, we pride ourselves on the fact that all students thrive in this caring and collaborative environment.

Our students are well motivated and co-operative, and the team spirit in this large school is second to none. In 2019, Poole High School anticipate a Progress 8 score of +0.40 putting us well ‘above average’ for progress nationally.

We have high expectations of our staff, and we value them highly. Our school systems ensure you can focus on teaching high quality lessons in a sustainable manner – dealing with poor behaviour centrally, and limiting the amount ‘data’ we expect teaching staff to deal with.

The school has delightful landscaped grounds and is very well resourced, being located at the heart of the town with excellent access by road and public transport. The quality of life in Poole is good and there is easy access to diverse range of cultural and scenic attractions.

What we offer:

Students who are well motivated and co-operative
Well managed behaviour systems
Same-day detentions for poor behaviour and poor attitudes toward learning – leaving you free to teach high quality lessons.
A school feedback policy that focuses around whole-class feedback helping to limit onerous marking.
No formally graded lesson observations and an emphasis on ‘coaching’
Collaborative planning with shared units of work and resources
A centrally managed set of extensive ICT facilities running Windows 10 on good hardware and all the expected software. Easy requests for any specialist software to be installed
If you are looking to teach within a highly professional and supportive comprehensive environment and would welcome the opportunity to work with us to enable all our students to reach their full potential, then we would like to hear from you.

We provide an excellent mentor and support network for NQT’s & RQT’s.

School location

Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BW